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The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would spur trade and boost economic growth. This video, courtesy of Business Roundtable. explains why Congress should approve the TPP.


Semiconductors by the Numbers

Semiconductor industry directly employs approximately a quarter of a million people in the United States.

The U.S. semiconductor industry supports more than 1 million additional American jobs. That’s 4.89 jobs supported for every one semiconductor job.

U.S. semiconductor companies invested $34 billion in research and development in 2015 -- the highest share of revenue of any U.S. industry.

In 2015 alone, there were roughly 74 billion semiconductors sold in the U.S. – about 230 chips for every American.   

The U.S. semiconductor industry accounted for 30 percent of all productivity gains due to innovation in the U.S. economy between 1960-2007. 

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